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Legislation authored by John Wilson

Includes legislation with John Wilson as the primary author for the 63rd through 67th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

67th Regular Session
SB 164 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the time that a detention hearing under Title 3, Family Code, is required.
SB 165 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to statute of limitations in a paternity suits.
SB 166 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Second 26th Judicial District, composed of Williamson County, and an appropriation for the salary and expenses of the judge of that court; and providing for grand juries and terms of the 26th District Court and the Second 26th District Court.
SB 167 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Jackson County, abolishing the office of county attorney in that county, and conforming the jurisdiction of the district attorney of the 24th Judicial District.
SB 171 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to suits brought under the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act.
SB 204 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the amount that a parent may be liable for the conduct of a child.
SB 219 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of the 267th Judicial District, composed of Calhoun, Dewitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, and Victoria counties, and reorganization of the 135th Judicial District.
SB 235 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to application of the nepotism law to confirmation of certain appointees.
SB 274 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to permitting late applications for residence homestead exemptions and for appraisal as agricultural land or timberland.
SB 275 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to application for residence homestead exemptions and for appraisal as agricultural or timber land.
SB 276 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the menhaden license; prohibiting electricity-producing devices; providing penalties.
SB 304 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the disposition of illegally acquired property.
SB 315 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to adoption of a Medical Practice Act; providing for the regulation of the practice of medicine and for continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and licensure, examination, and disciplinary proceeding thereunder; establishing the Physician's Assistants Advisory Committee; providing for certain reports; making certain information confidential; providing for other provisions relating to said board and physicians and surgeons and certain health care organizations.
SB 329 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.
SB 381 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of the possession of wildlife resources under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
SB 416 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prevention of duplication of facilities of retail public utilities.
SB 487 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of radio-telephone services and certain municipally owned gas and electric utilities.
SB 488 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: To insure the right to farm by providing limitations on nuisance actions, rules, regulations and zoning requirements concerning certain agricultural operations.
SB 537 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to computation of benefits for certain retirees of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas and their survivors.
SB 605 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to application of the Public Utility Regulatory Act to small power producers and cogenerators of electricity and to the elimination of certain utilities from the definition of "utility" or "public utility"; amending the Public Utility Regulatory Act.
SB 702 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale, exchange, or transfer of one acre of land by the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University and disposition of proceeds.
SB 709 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a person hunting waterfowl possess a waterfowl stamp and to the disposition and use of fees.
SB 730 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas Commission on Alcoholism for community-based programs.
SB 744 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to determination of rates for workers' compensation insurance.
SB 820 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to shrimping in outside waters.
SB 923 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over activities associated with uranium exploration.
SB 976 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the application of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to fish and other aquatic life in Coleto Creek Reservoir in Goliad County.
SB 1149 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain river authorities and to the power, rights, authority, and privileges of such river authorities in connection with the sale of revenue bonds, notes, or other obligations; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1266 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to hunting on and around the Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir in Bell County; providing a penalty.
SCR 122 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 2333 from the house for further consideration by the senate.
SCR 139 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the Medical Association, the Texas Department of Human Resources, and the participating physicians of the Texas Academy of Family physicians.
SR 95 Caption: Extending appreciation to Dr. Rick Edwards.
SR 127 Caption: Extending appreciation to Dr. Thomas Mueller.
SR 147 Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Robert Williamson.
SR 204 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. F. L. Merian.
SR 212 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. David H. Watson.
SR 213 Caption: Memorial resolution for Herndon Scott.
SR 228 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Helen Day.
SR 255 Caption: Extending congratulations to Steve Prause.
SR 282 Caption: Extending congratulations to the work of Easter Seals organization in Bell County.
SR 315 Caption: Extending congratulations to Kenneth W. "Earthquake" Law.
SR 316 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. W. Mike McBroom.
SR 327 Caption: Extending welcome to the government class of Nixon High School.
SR 333 Caption: Extending welcome to the government classes of Bastrop High School.
SR 334 Caption: Commending The State Bar of Texas and the other sponsors for bringing the 1981 spring tour of the Magna Carta to Texas.
SR 346 Caption: Extending welcome to students from Halletsville High School Future Teachers of America Club.
SR 363 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Lillie Jaster.
SR 364 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Sallie Stewart.
SR 365 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kurtz.
SR 366 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Fajkus, Sr.
SR 367 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gebert.
SR 368 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Sanders.
SR 369 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hyzak.
SR 370 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Anton Kalich.
SR 371 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miksch, Sr.
SR 372 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Odis Lovorn.
SR 373 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jarolik.
SR 374 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Otto S. Nelson.
SR 400 Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Velma Barnett and other members of Victoria County Extension Homemakers.
SR 446 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Jerry Crabtree, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 447 Caption: Extending welcome to the 1981 graduating class of Lexington High School.
SR 457 Caption: Extending welcome to the fifteen students from the Texas Jaycee Campus of Victoria College in Warm Springs.
SR 462 Caption: Extending welcome to the secretarial training class of Gonzales High School.
SR 509 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Bert Garrett, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 522 Caption: Extending welcome to Traci Fenner, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 529 Caption: Honoring the town of Rogers, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its founding.
SR 530 Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Ralph Wilson, Jr.
SR 532 Caption: Recognizing May 1, 1981, as Law Day U.S.A. and the week of April 27 through May 3 as Law Week 1981.
SR 533 Caption: Extending welcome to James Claude Simmang, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 534 Caption: Extending welcome to Michael John Simmang, Jr., "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 535 Caption: Extending welcome to Peter Kemper Simmang, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 536 Caption: Extending welcome to Mary Elizabeth Collier, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 537 Caption: Extending welcome to Jason Hall, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 538 Caption: Extending welcome to Suzy Hall, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 539 Caption: Extending welcome to Joey Hall, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 554 Caption: Extending welcome to the Bastrop County Extension Homemakers.
SR 559 Caption: Extending welcome to visitors from India who are participating in the Rotary International Group Study Exchange Program.
SR 576 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Richard Allen, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 586 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Stephen D. Benold, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 588 Caption: Extending welcome to the 5th grade students from Hermes Elementary School of La Grange.
SR 595 Caption: Extending welcome to the fourth grade class of Salado Elementary School.
SR 598 Caption: Extending welcome to the first grade class from Northside Elementary School in Taylor.
SR 599 Caption: Extending welcome to the junior high students from Sacred Heart School in La Grange.
SR 618 Caption: Extending welcome to the junior and senior classes from Holland High School.
SR 628 Caption: Extending welcome to students from Bastrop Elementary School.
SR 669 Caption: Extending congratulations to Michael Malo, Anne Oksmam and Tetsushi Fujmoto.
SR 671 Caption: Extending welcome to the 6th grade students from Immanuel Lutheran School in Giddings.
SR 727 Caption: Extending congratulations to Don Nagel.
SR 812 Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Bastrop.
SR 813 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ms. Kathleen Smith.
SR 814 Caption: Extending congratulations to the citizens of Nixon on the progress of their fine community on their Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
SR 815 Caption: Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Roy T. Shepperd on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 845 Caption: Extending congratulations to James Harvey Johnson, Texas State Artist.
SR 846 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ted Shields, "Capitol Physician".
67th 1st Called Session
SB 5 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of medicine and certain health-care and health-related organizations or groups and to the continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
SB 9 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to application for residence homestead exemptions and for appraisal as agricultural or timber land.
SB 10 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to permitting late applications for residence homestead exemptions and for appraisal as agricultural land or timberland.
SCR 26 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Medical Association, Texas Department of Human Resources, James R. Sawyers, M.D., and Nurse Vera Taylor.
SR 11 Caption: Extending welcome to Cindy Spaw, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 12 Caption: Extending welcome to Greg Spaw, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 13 Caption: Extending welcome to Annie Laurie McDonald, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 14 Caption: Extending welcome to Ana Maria del Pinal, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 15 Caption: Extending welcome to Erwin del Pinal, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 16 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Barbara Connor, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 40 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Mike McBroom, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 67 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Michael James Henry.
SR 95 Caption: Extending congratulations to Joe Hollingsworth.
SR 160 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ken Short on his birthday.
67th 2nd Called Session
SCR 3 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Whereas, the 67th Legislature amended the Property Tax Code by adding Section 11.161, which provides that an individual is entitled to an exemption from taxation of implements of farming and ranching that he owns and uses in the production of farm and ranch products.
SJR 8 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting implements of husbandry from ad valorem taxation.
SR 4 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. James R. Sawyers, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
67th 3rd Called Session
SR 38 Caption: Extending congratulations to Glen Henderson.
66th Regular Session
HB 300 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Elgin Hospital District of Bastrop and Lee Counties, Texas.
HB 384 Last Action: Removed from local and uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to elimination of junkyards from certain metropolitan areas.
HB 1286 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to employment in public schools after retirement from Teacher Retirement System.
HB 2229 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the commercial production of wine.
HCR 161 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for residental energy conservation.
HCR 227 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the Chief Clerk to make certain changes in enrolling H.B. No. 2229.
65th Regular Session
HB 60 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum reimbursement percentage rate from the department of highways and public transportation to cities and counties for the acquisition of certain rights-of-ways; increasing motor fuel, diesel, and liquified petroleum gas taxes in order to finance the increased amount of reimbursements.
HB 61 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Use and Excise Tax Act the sale, production, distribution, lease or rental of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of gas and electricity.
HB 133 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a school district sales and use tax; providing for local option elections for the imposition of the tax in a school district; providing for the collection of the tax by the comptroller and the distribution of the net proceeds to school districts.
HB 134 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a county sales and use tax; and providing for the collection of the tax by the comptroller of public accounts and distribution of the net revenue to the counties.
HB 154 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to periodic review and termination of certain state regulatory agencies and advisory committees.
HB 622 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the liability for civil damages of a person who renders services as a volunteer ambulance driver or as a volunteer supportive ambulance personnel.
HB 623 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Health
Caption: Relating to transferring the responsibilities and functions of the Drug Abuse Prevention Division of the Texas Department of Community Affairs to the Texas Commission on Alcoholism; renaming the Texas Commission on Alcoholism as the Texas Commission on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
HB 689 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Constitutional Office of Criminal District Attorney for Fayette County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Fayette County; and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Attorney for the 155th Judicial District.
HB 813 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the commitment and supervision of children in need of supervision and children in violation of certain orders of juvenile court.
HB 874 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health Resources to regulate the humane care and treatment of certain animals; providing penalties.
HB 875 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation in the attorney general's office of a department on the status of women; and relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the department.
HB 971 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum reimbursement percentage rate from the department of highways and public transportation to cities and counties for the acquisition of certain right-of-way.
HB 1069 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the control of certain pullorum disease and fowl typhoid; providing penalties.
HB 1336 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain alien students from the requirement that they pass a course of instruction in the constitutions of the United States and the State of Texas before graduation from high school.
HB 1776 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to regulation of the method of dispensing ice to the public on self-service basis; establishing approved methods of dispensing ice on a self-service basis; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1887 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation of banking corporations.
HB 2157 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
Caption: Adopting the Natural Resources Code, a formal revision of the statutes relating to the public domain, oil, gas, and other natural resources; making conforming amendments to other laws; repealing the laws replaced by the code.
HB 2163 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Bastrop County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Bastrop County; and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Attorney for the 21st Judicial District.
HB 2190 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the minimum time required to complete a course of study in programs which prepare professional nurse practitioners.
HB 2198 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to a state of emergency concerning certain sales of natural gas.
HB 2199 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the efficient use of energy resources; providing penalties.
HB 2266 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station and to the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HCR 131 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Lloyd Benson for his efforts to amend the Clean Air Act of 1970.
HCR 138 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Memorializing Congress regarding modification of Section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code to provide for issuance of tax-exempt public bonds for conversion of electrical generating capacity from natural gas.
HCR 139 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
Caption: Expressing the intent of the legislature that construction begin on a deepwater port facility.
HCR 141 Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Memorializing Congress to adopt reclamation tax on coal only on a local option basis.
HJR 109 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to authorize the legislature to provide by law for energy bond guaranties and to pledge the credit of the state to those guananties.
HR 134 Caption: In memory of E. A. "Charlie" Woods, Jr.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 6 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to assets and liabilities of an abolished state agency or advisory committee.
HCR 14 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Expressing the Legislature's intent to finance and construct a public deepwater port.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 7 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Use and Excise Tax Act the sale, production, distribution, lease or rental of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of gas and electricity.
HB 8 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax of building materials used in the construction, renovation, and repair of residential housing.
HB 9 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to removing the three cents per case inspection fee on eggs.
64th Regular Session
HB 167 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to the State Board of Control.
HB 168 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the humane care and treatment of certain animals; providing penalties.
HB 173 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day.
HB 500 Last Action: Message from the Governor
Caption: Amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act.
HB 621 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the limited amount that a state bank or trust company may invest in a single bank or one-bank holding company.
HB 622 Last Action: Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to acquisition of certain rights of way by counties and cities and reimbursement by the highway department.
HB 623 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state has a mineral interest.
HB 624 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the liability for civil damages of a person who renders services as a volunteer ambulance driver or as volunteer supportive ambulance personnel.
HB 629 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to good conduct time and conditional release from the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 633 Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the regulation of banks, trust companies, and bank holding companies; providing penalties.
HB 1028 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to injunctions against violations of the prohibitions against branch banking.
HB 1543 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of Gonzales County Hospital District of Gonzales County, Texas.
HB 2016 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the purchase of blind-made goods and services by various agencies, departments, and institutions of the State of Texas.
HB 2017 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the transportation allowance for travel by certain state employees within their designated headquarters.
HB 2018 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Nixon Hospital District of Gonzales and Wilson Counties, Texas.
HB 2019 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Volunteer Ambulance Driver's Relief and Pension Fund.
HB 2228 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of county superintendent of schools in Gonzales County.
HCR 147 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to the Walter Droemer Corporation to sue the state.
HR 51 Caption: Congratulating M. I. and Amanda Harris.
63rd Regular Session
HB 645 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HB 718 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Eliminating the inspection of tires from annual vehicle inspection.
HB 1252 Last Action: Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to granting the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state has a mineral interest.
HR 161 Caption: Congratulating the City of Columbus.